After getting out of the Navy, Michael had severe knee damage, frequent nightmares, and trouble sleeping. He started drinking a lot. Once he was diagnosed with PTSD, Michael got help from VA and found better ways to cope. He urges anyone who feels things aren't quite right to reach out for help.
No matter what you may be experiencing, there is support for getting your life on a better track. Many, many Veterans have found the strength to reach out and make the connection.Locate VA Resources
An online source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.Locate SAMHSA Resources
The NRD links to services and resources that support Service members, Veterans, families and caregivers.Locate NRD Resources